Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Ben James Ellis Exclusive Interview…..
Ben James Ellis is an English stage and script actor who starred in the role of Link Larkin in the West End production of the musical Hairspray from its opening in October 2007 until July 2009.
Ben is the ‘hot dude’ who shot to fame on ‘Any Dream Will Do’ on primetime Saturday night BBC1.
Find out why the girls just love Ben in a rare interview recorded in the West End……
On 3 December 2007 Ben performed with the cast of Hairspray at the Royal Variety Performance, held at Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool, in front of HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The show was screened on ITV, on 9 December.
On 19 February 2008 he was a Ready Steady Cook contestant on BBC Two alongside his Hairspray co-star Leanne Jones. He won the show and donated the £100 prize to St Catherine’s Hospice in his home town of Scarborough.
Ben appeared as Link Larkin in The Weakest Link “West End Musicals” show on BBC1.
The West End Cast of Hairspray performed on the BBC’s Children In Need on 14 November 2008. They also performed on the Alan Titchmarsh Show (ITV), at the Variety Club Awards In London (Channel 4), on “Tonight’s the Night” with John Barrowman and “Lets Dance for Comic Relief” both on BBC1.
Ben presenting the backstage reports of Hairspray: The School Musical for Sky 1, starting August 31, 2008. Ben has appeared in Bratz Design Academy on Nicholodeon and was a presenter on “Ultimate Car Tuning” on Sky TV.
Ben did some presenting work on Noels HQ for Sky 1.
Recorded 2008 for the BBC and Celebrity Radio by Alex Belfield